Prevention Cardiovascular disease. Dr Abir Youssef . What is Cardiovascular disease (CVD). CVD is the name for group of heart and blood vessels disorders that include: 1. Hypertension (high blood pressure) 2. Coronary heart disease (heart attack) 3. Cerebrovascular disease (stroke).
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Dr Abir Youssef
CVD is the name for group of heart and blood vessels disorders that include:
1. Hypertension (high blood pressure)
2. Coronary heart disease (heart attack)
3. Cerebrovascular disease (stroke)
5. Heart failure
6. Rheumatic heart disease
7. Congenital heart disease
Overweight and obesity,
particularly central fat distribution
Data from large multinational studies indicate that 30 - 40% of all individuals who presented with an acute coronary syndrome have had no prior warning symptoms to suggest the presence of the underlying disease.
British Heart Foundation.
Coronary Heart Disease Statistics.2004
cause of death in developing countries.
Many cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) can be prevented by:
targets the whole community :
2. The individualized approach
aims to detect individuals at greatest absolute risk